Thomas Edison is one of the greatest American inventors of all time. He's credited with inventing the light bulb, the motion picture camera, and the phonograph (not used now, but paved the way for our nifty MP3 players). With all of his successful inventions, Edison has lots and lots of failures.
This can be an overwhelming time of year for us all. Many of you are facing some lowered grades and are running out of time to complete your work. Some of you are going to graduate this year and are facing an uncertain or unfamiliar future. Change can be scary, but don't let a fear of failure stop you from taking action and making your life happen.
Here is some advice from one of the greatest failure and success story of all time: